Ruby on Rails Developer

Vienna - full-time

Lomography is looking for a full-time Ruby on Rails developer to join its team. We take care of quite a big site (2,500,000 monthly visits, 16,000,000 online photos, a magazine of 25,000 articles, … all in 15 languages) as well as our internal tools (sales analytics, newsletter distribution, translations, content management, …).

About us

Lomography is an international company dedicated to creative and experimental photography. We develop, design and distribute an exciting and innovative range of cameras, films, lenses, books and much more.

Job profile

In this position you will manage the development and maintenance of our projects from start to finish, ensure the code quality of all our existing projects, proactively refactor code that needs improvement and build prototypes for future projects.

Requirements
  • You have experience with Ruby on Rails (or other MVC frameworks)
  • You know how to write (Ruby) code that is readable, maintainable and well-tested.
  • You have experience with databases (especially PostgreSQL)
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS/JavaScript
Desirable Skills
  • Administration of Unix Servers (Ubuntu)
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience with Git

These desirable skills are not necessarily required but rather nice-to-haves – the most important thing is that you are willing to learn.

Employment
  • Full-time
  • Start date: as soon as possible
  • According to collective agreement this position will be paid with a minimum gross salary of EUR 28.154 per year, including social benefits and employee benefit fund deposits. Depending on education, qualifications and work experience, overpayment is of course possible.
  • Please note that this job requires EU-citizenship (mind transitional provisions), citizenship in the European Economic Area, Swiss citizenship, or a standing access to the Austrian labour market and make sure to include the relevant information in your application!

Even though this job is posted as a full-time position in our office in Vienna/Austria, we are also open to discuss hours and remote working. Please send us your CV, code samples, reference projects, or your GitHub profile to jobs-web@lomography.com@lomography.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Vienna, Austria

    Vienna has been declared as the most liveable city in the world by The Economist in 2022 and we couldn’t agree more! Culture all around, Schnitzel all day long – this international city has something to offer everyone from countryside vineyards, to summer swimming spots or elegant and imposing historic buildings. The Lomography HQ is located in the lively 7th district, Neubau, where all the analogue magic happens. There’s a camera shop on every corner and it’s all things hipster (in a good way) with cool bars, international restaurants, amazing cafés, edgy boutiques and record stores all around.

  • What we stand for

    The Lomographic Society International is a globally-active organization dedicated to analogue, experimental and creative photography. Our team comes together from all over the world and we are all different. It’s really important to us that everybody feels welcome at Lomography. We think diversity is a strength and inclusion should be meaningful in order to provide equal opportunities for everyone.

  • What working at Lomography is like

    We offer jobs in various departments with quick promotion opportunities and a wide range of benefits, not least access to all the fun Lomography gear you could ever dream of! English is our working language amongst a friendly team comprising over 15 different nationalities – everyone has a place at Lomography! Each of us brings something new to the team and we all share a common passion for photography. Every career path is unique and offers the opportunity to gain new perspectives and knowledge.

  • Where can you find us?

    With our HQ in Vienna and subsidiaries located in London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Manila – you can choose the destination of your dreams. We're happy to help you when relocating to any of the places that you’re drawn to and wherever you end up, our international team works together so you will be able to engage with colleagues and Community members from all around the world.

  • How do you apply

    Don’t be shy! Browse through our job postings and feel free to tell us all about your passions, strengths and experiences. Feel free to share your photos with us if you are an analogue enthusiast or any other creative project that you think we might find interesting. Let us know why you want to contribute to Lomography’s legacy and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We’ll aim to get back to you within one week with our feedback!

  • Which team fits you

    We have several different in-house departments including marketing, design, programming, copywriting, product development, finance and administration. We strongly believe in training talents in all areas and you will definitely learn something new at Lomography. Rest assured: we will find a department that fits your ambitions!

  • What the hell is Lomography?

    Established in Vienna in 1992 as an artistic movement – fuelled by fiery passion and burning curiosity – today, Lomography designs, manufactures and distributes analogue cameras and accessories to photographers around the world. We are a creative and globally present company with our headquarters located in Vienna, along with various subsidiaries all over the world.

  • What we do at Lomography

    We’re committed to keeping analogue alive and helping our international Community capture the curious world we live in. We offer an ever-expanding range of experimental analogue goodies including innovative films, cameras, instant products, lenses & photographic accessories on our Online Shop and through a global network of retail partners. In addition to selling analogue gear, we publish daily tipsters, tutorials and interviews in our online Lomography Magazine and host a Community Site where Community members can upload their images and interact with over 1 million fellow Lomographers worldwide.

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Still haven’t found what you’re looking for?

Don’t worry, Lomography is always on the lookout for motivated people to join our team. Send your resume to jobs@lomography.com and let us know what role you’d be interested in.